Press release Tele2 Group Jun 19 2002, 9:36 AM CET
Tele2 is ranked the world's fourth fastest growing publicly traded telecom/IT company
New York and Stockholm Tele2 AB, ("Tele2", "the Group") (Nasdaq Stock Market: TLTOA and TLTOB and Stockholmsbörsen: TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announces that Tele2 is the world's fourth fastest growing telecom/IT company, according to the well respected American business magazine, Business Week, in its yearly ranking of publicly traded telecom/IT companies, "The Information Technology 100".
Tele2 was ranked 91st among the world's top 200 publicly traded telecom/IT companies.
Tele2 AB, formed in 1993, is the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company offering fixed and mobile telephony, data network and Internet services under the brands Tele2, Tango and Comviq to 15,9 million people in 21 countries. Tele2 operates Datametrix, which specializes in systems integration, 3C Communications, operating public pay telephones and public Internet services; Transac, providing billing and transaction processing service; C³, offering co-branded pre-paid calling cards and Optimal Telecom, the price-guaranteed residential router device. The Group offers cable television services under the Kabelvision brand name and together with MTG, owns the Internet portal Everyday.com. The Company is listed on the Stockholmsbörsen, under TEL2A and TEL2B, and on the Nasdaq Stock Market under TLTOA and TLTOB.
|Lars-Johan Jarnheimer||Telephone: + 46 8 562 640 00|
|President and CEO, Tele2 AB|
|Håkan Zadler||Telephone: +46 8 562 640 00|
|Andrew Best, Investor Relations, London||Telephone: +44 7798 576378|
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